August 29, 2013
Sound Physicians Enters Agreement to Provide Hospitalist Services for Baptist Health System in San Antonio, TX
Leading Hospitalist Organization Expands Services in Texas
Tacoma, Wash. – August 29, 2013 – Sound Physicians, a leading hospitalist organization focused on driving improvements in quality, satisfaction and financial performance of inpatient healthcare delivery, announced today an agreement to provide hospitalist services for four San Antonio hospitals in the Baptist Health System network.
Baptist Health System operates five major acute care hospitals in San Antonio, four of which Sound Physicians will now provide comprehensive hospitalist services for. The hospitals include: Baptist Medical Center, Northeast Baptist Hospital, North Central Baptist Hospital and Mission Trail Baptist Hospital. Sound Physicians will employ 50 hospitalist physicians between the four hospitals.
“We are excited to partner with Baptist Health System in San Antonio,” said Robert Bessler, CEO of Sound Physicians.
Working with Baptist Health System across these four San Antonio hospitals, Sound Physicians will introduce its SoundConnect™ workflow and communications platform, training, physician leadership and processes to drive improvements in inpatient care outcomes and financial performance.